The limits of cyber insurances

Commercial espionage, cybercrime and sabotage are among others the greatest challenges for governments, the law enforcement and enterprises. The computer networks of governments, enterprises, financial and multilateral institutions, as well as foundations are under constant attacks. The scenarios […]

2018-06-13T13:12:28+00:0013/06/2018|Tags: , , , |

Do customers punish breached companies?

DARK Reading reported an interesting news on a direct measure of the damages that a data breach has on an intangible asset: “Equifax’s 25% reduction in share value and other industry-wide stats show that consumers aren’t so apathetic about […]

2017-11-14T17:11:50+00:0014/11/2017|Tags: , |

Accenture’s report on the costs of cybercrime

Accenture has published its 2017 report on the costs of cybercrime.

The report offers interesting insights about the topics Hermeneut research on, highlighting that:

  1. Social engineering is lowering costs of cybercrime;
  2. Discovering attackers […]
2017-11-14T17:04:37+00:0031/10/2017|Tags: |

Cyber attack reveals clients’ secret emails

According to the Guardian, Deloitte, an accountancy firms providing auditing and cybersecurity advice to banks, companies and government agencies, was hit by a cyber-attack that compromised the confidential emails and plans of some of its clients.

It […]

2017-09-27T13:59:16+00:0025/09/2017|Tags: |

Equifax information leak

Equifax, one of the “big-three” U.S. credit bureaus, reported that a data breach at the company may have affected 143 million Americans, by providing criminals with full names, Social Security […]

2017-09-28T21:52:31+00:0015/09/2017|Tags: |